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Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

Posted on: January 11, 2012 10:10 am
Edited on: January 11, 2012 2:19 pm
 
As if the Jets could be even more dislikeable, we have this: Multiple players ripping starting quarterback Mark Sanchez in the most gutless way possible. No, not on Twitter. See, using Twitter would have required attaching their name to it.

The Jets? They ripped Sanchez anonymously through the New York Daily News.

And this is not me defending Sanchez. It's not. He could well be "lazy," as one gutless wonder told the newspaper. He could be a "baby," as another gutless Jet said. It's entirely possible that "he goes in a hole when someone tells him the truth," as someone sniveled.

But there's a right way to do things, and a wrong way, and damn if the Jets don't take the wrong way every ... single ... time.

No need to list the transgressions here -- CBSSports.com's server holds just 14.74 kajillion megabytes -- but idiots are aplenty. Rex Ryan, Santonio Holmes, Bart Scott and all these gutless wimps ripping Sanchez anonymously ...

The only person in the organization with any gumption is the backup quarterback, Greg McElroy, who attached his name to some fierce criticism last week. Everyone else? Gutless. No wonder the team choked all season.


Comments

Since: Feb 19, 2011
Posted on: January 11, 2012 1:16 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

As if the "writer" of the piece could be even more dislikeable...



Since: Jan 8, 2007
Posted on: January 11, 2012 1:16 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

Sanchez blows



Since: Apr 13, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2012 1:14 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

The JETS used to show guys with character issues the door.....now we open our doors and sign these same malcontents for big bucks.....a LOSING formula ....



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 1:04 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

And by the way.... I am a Jets fan too.



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 1:04 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

Yo Doyle, you come on here spewing how these so called sources called Sanchez, a baby, lazy, gutless. If/when you do an interview or ask quesitons about another player. Do you use their names as the one saying it or do you say anonymous sources told you this/that.  I hate reading that in any sports article. All of you do it. It's now different then these sportscasters whom are former players. They never wanna say anything negitive because of the the so called "BROTHERHOOD" amongst athletes. I think the only one so far whos has is Rodney Harrison. He gives it to them when they screw up and when play good. Todays athletes are a bunch of primadona's. Yes, I heard the Greg McElroy interview and I bet he'll feel some heat down the road about it, but I give him major props for saying what he said. There should be more players like him.



Since: Jan 11, 2012
Posted on: January 11, 2012 1:03 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

Aside from Aaron Rodgers, which other Cal QB can you guys rest your laurels on?  Kyle Boller?  Please.  Tedford is overrated as well.
The best thing about Cal is Tosh Lupoi and his recruiting abilities. 



Since: Oct 11, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 12:57 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

......and very hopefully, they won't make any changes at all with players or the blimp they call "coach".....so they'll continue to suck......priceless



Since: Nov 9, 2008
Posted on: January 11, 2012 12:52 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

It's true that Sanchez is not a franchise quarterback. But this is annother stake in the heart of Pete Carroll as a developer of QB's:
1) Sanchez - latest example.
2) Matt leinart - lazy, without much inherent QB talent. A bad combination.
3) John David Booty. ????
4) Carson Palmer. A quitter who is making the Bengals look like geniuses for running him out of town and getting high draft choices in return.

The USC QB's of the 2000's were in one word: overrated.



Since: Jul 26, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2012 12:47 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

Not a huge fan of Sanchez. Just think he is overhyped and that's why people bash him so much when he doesn't lead them to the promised land.  He seems to make the worst decisions at the worst possible time which does not help his popularity.  I wonder how he would fair under a better coach who would actually worry about coaching him instead of making false proclaimations!



Since: Jun 25, 2010
Posted on: January 11, 2012 12:40 pm
 

Cowardly Jets rear their cowardly heads

In many cases, it would be gutless to make these quotes anonymously, but this may be an exception. The unwritten rule of what happens in the locker room, stays in the locker room would not allow for this information to make its way outside of the locker room. And if Sanchez really does have these problems, and his teammates can't elicit a change in his destructive and immature behaviors internally, then maybe they had little choice but to take it externally - to the media. Attaching their names to the claims would only silence them - and then the problem would remain. This is like a whistleblower hotline that most businesses have in place for exactly this reason. Without the anonymity, the problem would continue to rot from within the organization. Maybe the issue here is, why couldn't these same players affect any change from within the locker room. Maybe because Sanchez is protected from criticism by the coaching staff!


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